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Train pressure

In spite of the recent announcement that the Melbourne-to-Albury line is finally getting an upgrade State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan continues to put pressure on the Victorian Government to ensure the line and train upgrades actually take place

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Bandits win

The local baseball season has officially begun as round one of the North Eastern Baseball Association kicked off at Wangaratta during the weekend.. The Benalla Bandits faced Wangaratta Rangers Orange in the first match of the new season, with new

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
News

Package welcomed

Crime Stoppers Victoria will receive $2.8 million over the next four years as part of a $25 million crime-prevention package.. Crime Stoppers Victoria chief executive officer Erika Owens has welcomed the Victorian Government’s Community Safety

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
News

Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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AMP resignation a commission 'consequence'

The resignation of AMP's chief executive is a "consequence" of very concerning news to emerge from the royal commission, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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AMP CEO quits after commission mauling

AMP CEO Craig Meller has become the first major casualty of the financial services royal commission, quitting over scandals that have been uncovered.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
News

Welfare 'cheats' pursued for $905m in debt

The federal government is pursuing almost 170,000 Australians with unpaid welfare debts totalling more than $900 million.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Russia, Syria 'sanitise' chemical site: US

The United States is accusing Russia and Syria of "sanitising" the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, while actively blocking UN inspectors.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Dodgy bankers facing tough new penalties

The federal government insists is it already taking action to clamp down on dodgy bankers as the royal commission unearths more damning evidence of malpractice.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
News

Foreign aid prevention better than a cure

Australia is increasingly worried about foreign influence over Pacific island countries, and it's not a coincidence it happened once aid budgets were slashed.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
News

US to keep up pressure on North Korea

The US will keep up "maximum pressure" on North Korea and President Donald Trump says he may bail on the summit if he feels it won't produce results.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Criminal referral on FBI's McCabe: source

A source says the Department of Justice has sent a criminal referral on ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to the US Attorney in Washington.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Turnbull supports Charles for Commonwealth

Malcolm Turnbull says there is widespread support among Commonwealth countries for Prince Charles to take over as leader after Queen Elizabeth.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Assad moves to crush last rebel enclaves

The Syrian regime is turning its attention to the remaining enclaves, with many of the rebels either leaving or negotiating safe passage with the Russians.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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UK has 'real interest' in joining TPP: PM

Malcolm Turnbull says the United Kingdom has shown real interest in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership once Brexit is finalised.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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